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With his classic good looks and easygoing charm, George Clooney is inarguably one of the most recognizable Hollywood stars of the twenty-first century. In this in-depth portrait, learn how Clooney made his way from Lexington, Kentucky, to the Hollywood hills, and get an inside look at all the bumps and roadblocks he overcame on his way to stardom. After numerous rejections and false starts in Los Angeles, the would-be heartthrob finally hit it big in 1994 when he landed the role of Dr. Doug Ross on the hit TV drama, ER. From there, Clooney's career took off at breakneck speed, with roles in such well-known films as Batman & Robin (1997); O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000); Ocean's Eleven (2001); and the political drama Syriana (2004), among many others. This biography also explores Clooney's humanitarian efforts in Darfur and his role as co-founder of the non-profit organization, Not on Our Watch. Featuring archival material from throughout his career and interviews with industry experts, BIO presents the ultimate look at the life and work of the man unofficially known as 'The Last Movie Star'.